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Public Sector Round-Up 23.04.21

Public Sector Round up

Tender Update:
◆ 936 notices published across the UK in the last 7 days

In the news this week:
◆ Bid launched for £55m Highland transport investment
◆ Moray Council roads budget in line for £3m boost
◆ Flood defences to be improved as part of £6m funding

Our top high value award notices for the week:
◆ £831k worth of advertising material in Northern Ireland
◆ £1.44m wheelchair and maintenance services in Wakefield
◆ £17.5m vehicle scrappage concession scheme in Birmingham

Public Sector Round-Up 16.04.21

Tender Update:
◆ 952 notices published across the UK in the last 7 days

In the news this week:
◆ Nine in ten prescriptions now fulfilled electronically
◆ Proposed cycling and walking routes to be delivered alongside the Putney Road link road scheme
◆ Potholed road to Penistone tip will get overdue repair as part of £15m spend
◆ Dover District Council secures £3.2 million funding to connect high street and waterfront

Our top high value award notices for the week:
◆ £2.85m Visitor engagement and site maintenance at Walthamstow Wetlands
◆ £16.7m construction of a new 8 storey mixed use development in London
◆ £3m Provision of superfast broadband in Lincolnshire

Public Sector Round-Up 12.02.21

In the news this week:
◆ New £10 million fund to drive private sector investment in nature
◆ Wales commits to net zero by 2050, but sets out ambitions to get there sooner
◆ Voi launches long term scooter rental in West of England

Our top high value contract award notices:
◆ £1m manned security services in Preston
◆ €3.8m cargo handling and storage services in London
◆ £6.4m Construction work for highways in Weston-Super-Mare

Public Sector Round-Up 05.02.21

In the news this week:
◆ £33 billion investment in Scotland’s future
◆ Councils urged to bid for extended electric vehicle chargepoints funding

Our top high value award notices for the week:
◆ £1m Surveillance and security systems and devices in Catford
◆ £200m Tunnel operation services in London
◆ £3.6m Fire-prevention services in Waltham Forest

Tender Update:
◆ 1072 notices published across the UK in the last 7 days

Public Sector Round-Up 06.11.20

Public Sector Round up

In the news this week:
◆ New Epsom and St Helier hospital in Sutton given green light
◆ £228m Mottram bypass goes out to consultation
◆ £2bn Technology Services 3 framework

Our top OJEU award notices for the week:
◆ £1.3m to supply and install a floating vessel in the form of a pontoon at the Port of Ramsgate.
◆ £8.4m to develop 55 residential units in Lancashire.
◆ £1.7m to supply a variety of crime reduction products to Greater Manchester Police.

Tender Update
◆ 999 new notices were published across the UK between 30.10.20 & 05.11.20.
◆ In total 5152 notices were published in October, 68% of which were low-value opportunities.

Public Sector Round-Up 23.10.20

Public Sector Round up

In the news this week: £42 million to tackle congestion on the A630, and a £320 million Commonwealth Games transport plan to be developed.
Our top OJEU notices feature two awards in Northern Ireland, both received only 1 tender each, and awarded the work to SMEs. The other award of the week is a contract in Newport for significant sprinkler system installations.
The number of notices published this week was in line with the weekly average seen in 2019, showing that the public sector continues to be a great source of new business opportunities.

Public Sector Round-Up 18.09.20

In the news this week: £800m tender for Covid-19 home test kits, £1bn NHS PC and print framework opened and £30m funding injection to unlock land for new homes.
Our top OJEU notices for the week feature a £2bn modular homes construction contract in Birmingham, £23.5m contract for road repair and maintenance, and a £4m award for a range of marketing services.
This week we saw 938 notices published across the UK, which is 12% more than last week – meaning plenty more opportunities for you to win new business.

Public Sector Round-Up 11.09.20

Public Sector Round up

In the news this week: £9.3m invested in council EV schemes, £12 billion boost for affordable homes, and two e-scooter trials launched in York and West Midlands.
Our top OJEU notices for the week feature a diverse £30m NHS contract for hospitality, cleaning and administration services, a £6m contract for refuse collection vehicles and a £3.6m award for telematics services.
The top Prior information Notice of the week is a £1.2bn framework for the maintenance, repair and calibration of medical equipment.

Changes to procurement policy: Use of Procurement Cards

Procurement Cards are being highlighted as the preferred method for purchasing goods and services during the COVID-19 outbreak. Increased spending limits aim to improve cash flow and support suppliers.

Changes to procurement policy: Supplier relief due to COVID-19

On March 20th the Cabinet Office issued reassurance to suppliers with temporary changes to existing procurement policy. The changes aim to protect suppliers, their workforce and supply chains, helping to ensure service continuity now and into the future.

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